Visit Springfield, the official tourism and destination marketing organization for the City of Springfield, IL, has launched a new way to eat your way through the city! The Springfield Horseshoe

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 Thriving Together – It’s Time for Authentic Intergenerational Collaboration BY LINSEY FARRELL Denmark, like many parts of the world, grapples with a crisis of loneliness among its older population. In

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Redesigning Retirement It’s time for a new deal between employers and older workers. BY KEN DYCHTWALD, ROBERT MORISON AND KATY TERVEER Organizations around the world are facing shortages of experienced

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From our readers  Inconceivable BY DEBORAH LEVIN I stopped counting after eight miscarriages. I lost track after the number of in-vitro fertilization cycles climbed to the double digits. I confused

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The separation of households that occurs when placing your elderly loved one into an aged care facility can make it difficult to maintain regular family time. For those used to

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An Older Gentleman’s Musings   BY RICHARD ANTHONY, SR. Was a time when my daily emails and voicemails were brimming over.  Except for my parents, most of my friends and

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Follow these tips for a multi-generational home that thrives BY EUGENE WILLIAMS The trend of multi-generational living arrangements is rising, offering unique opportunities and challenges for families. Organizing and harmonizing

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Aging:  A timeless presence  BY JUDITH FRIZLEN My mother once told me I was the boldest, shy girl she had ever met. It has taken decades for me to understand

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Healthy aging: Three wishes for your well-being BY LISA M. CINI Healthy aging is a lot like making three wishes from a genie; you must be careful with your choice

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BY  CHRISTINE CROSBY Many people mistakingly think that grandparenting does not require education. They seem to believe that being a grandparent is as simple as falling off a log. I’m

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BY JERRY WITKOVSKY AND DEANNA SHOSS We firmly believe in the transformative power of creativity to foster deep connections across generations. A prime example of this is the unique bond

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Open the Next Door BY ANNETTE PETRICK Backstory   It’s natural to dislike change, especially when it takes you out of your comfort zone. Changes we face today seem evolutionary and

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 BY JOSUHA COLEMAN The Pain Of Estrangement When I became a psychologist, I could not have predicted my practice would one day be filled with parents suffering from ongoing, unrelenting

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Grandparent Advice   Don’t pamper the baby, Don’t run to each cry; Don’t rock that new infant And don’t lullaby; Don’t coddle or cuddle, That’s all there is to it!

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What’s new in grandbaby names? Colors of leaves, the cold crisp nights, and the countdown to the holidays. In a season full of warmth and festivities, it’s easy to see

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A brief history of parenting and grandparenting BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE Parents and Grandparents have always existed, but putting an “ing” on them is something of recent vintage. Up

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Taking care of our well-being is important at any stage of life. It becomes more crucial as we grow older. As we age, our bodies naturally experience a decline in

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A Lady I Admire – An Essay on Advocating Justice BY JACK LEVINE There’s a lady I’ve known for my entire life.  I’ve grown to love and respect her.  Even though,

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A Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary Thought for the Fortnight BY ANN RICHARDSON It is what young people these days would call ‘surreal’ – you and I know this is a complete

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Hot off the Weekend Austrian Magazine Gran out, Glammy in: the new generation of grandmothers Grandmothers like Kris Kardashian are these days far too young to be called gran, in

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